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Electrics ready to charge underground

Tesla may have showed the automotive market the way to battery-powered electric cars. Now the underground mining market wants a piece of the action.

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Tomcar's LV1 electric underground car

After all, the emissions from diesel engines underground are a major challenge. The more diesel burnt underground the stronger the mine ventilation system has to be.